senate Bill S5404A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for source separation and disposal of recyclable materials and requires municipalities to adopt local laws providing therefor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 13, 2016 print number 5404a
Apr 13, 2016 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 06, 2016 referred to environmental conservation
May 14, 2015 referred to environmental conservation

S5404 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4624
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §27-0709, En Con L; amd §120-aa, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7130, A1319
2011-2012: S3029, A1241
2013-2014: S719, A3754
2017-2018: S2039

S5404 - Summary

Provides for source separation and disposal of recyclable materials and requires municipalities to adopt local laws providing therefor; prohibits transporters from commingling recyclables with other materials; prohibits incinerators and landfills from accepting recyclables.

S5404 - Sponsor Memo

S5404 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5404

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law  and  the  general
  municipal  law,  in  relation  to  disposal  and  source separation of
  recyclable materials

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 27-0709 to read as follows:
S 27-0709. DISPOSAL OF SOURCE SEPARATED RECYCLABLES.
  1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  A. "INCINERATOR" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS  PROVIDED  IN  SECTION
72-0401 OF THIS CHAPTER.
  B.  "LANDFILL"  SHALL  HAVE  THE  SAME  MEANING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION
72-0401 OF THIS CHAPTER.
  C. "LOCAL RECYCLING LAW" MEANS A LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE ADOPTED PURSU-
ANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-AA  OF  THE  GENERAL
MUNICIPAL LAW.
  D.  "RECYCLABLE  MATERIALS" MEANS RECYCLABLE COMPONENTS OF SOLID WASTE
WHICH HAVE BEEN SEPARATED FROM OTHER SOLID  WASTE  AS  REQUIRED  BY  THE
LOCAL  RECYCLING  LAW ADOPTED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION ONE
HUNDRED TWENTY-AA OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW.
  E. "TRANSFER STATION" MEANS A SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITY, WHETHER
OWNED OR OPERATED BY A PRIVATE OR PUBLIC ENTITY, OTHER THAN  A  RECYCLA-
BLES   HANDLING   AND   RECOVERY  FACILITY,  USED  OIL  FACILITY,  OR  A
CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION  DEBRIS  PROCESSING  FACILITY,  WHERE  SOLID
WASTE  IS  RECEIVED  FOR  THE  PURPOSE OF SUBSEQUENT TRANSFER TO ANOTHER
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT  FACILITY  FOR  PROCESSING,  TREATING,  DISPOSAL,
RECOVERY, OR FURTHER TRANSFER.
  F.  "TRANSPORTER"  MEANS  ANY PERSON OR ENTITY ENGAGED IN THE OFF-SITE
TRANSPORTATION OF SOLID WASTE BY AIR, RAIL, HIGHWAY, OR WATER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01405-01-5

S5404A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4624
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §27-0709, En Con L; amd §120-aa, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7130, A1319
2011-2012: S3029, A1241
2013-2014: S719, A3754
2017-2018: S2039

S5404A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for source separation and disposal of recyclable materials and requires municipalities to adopt local laws providing therefor; prohibits transporters from commingling recyclables with other materials; prohibits incinerators and landfills from accepting recyclables.

S5404A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5404A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5404--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on  Environmental  Conservation  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law and the general
  municipal law, in  relation  to  disposal  and  source  separation  of
  recyclable materials

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by  adding  a
new section 27-0709 to read as follows:
S 27-0709. DISPOSAL OF SOURCE SEPARATED RECYCLABLES.
  1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  A.  "INCINERATOR"  SHALL  HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION
72-0401 OF THIS CHAPTER.
  B. "LANDFILL" SHALL HAVE THE  SAME  MEANING  AS  PROVIDED  IN  SECTION
72-0401 OF THIS CHAPTER.
  C. "LOCAL RECYCLING LAW" MEANS A LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE ADOPTED PURSU-
ANT  TO  THE  PROVISIONS OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-AA OF THE GENERAL
MUNICIPAL LAW.
  D. "RECYCLABLE MATERIALS" MEANS RECYCLABLE COMPONENTS OF  SOLID  WASTE
WHICH  HAVE  BEEN  SEPARATED  FROM  OTHER SOLID WASTE AS REQUIRED BY THE
LOCAL RECYCLING LAW ADOPTED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF  SECTION  ONE
HUNDRED TWENTY-AA OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW.
  E. "TRANSFER STATION" MEANS A SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITY, WHETHER
OWNED  OR  OPERATED BY A PRIVATE OR PUBLIC ENTITY, OTHER THAN A RECYCLA-
BLES  HANDLING  AND  RECOVERY  FACILITY,  USED  OIL   FACILITY,   OR   A
CONSTRUCTION  AND  DEMOLITION  DEBRIS  PROCESSING  FACILITY, WHERE SOLID
WASTE IS RECEIVED FOR THE PURPOSE  OF  SUBSEQUENT  TRANSFER  TO  ANOTHER

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01405-02-6

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